Architecture and society; selected essays of Henry Van Brunt. Edited with an introductory monograph by William A. Coles.

; Coles, William A., editor
Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969.

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George Washington
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WRLC Shared Collections Facility
NA710 .V3 1969 Off-site
Other Authors Coles, William A.,
Subjects Architecture -- États-Unis -- 19e siècle.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture and society -- United States.
Architecture and society.
United States.
Description xvi, 562 pages illustrations 27 cm
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Cast iron in decorative architecture -- Architectural reform -- Translator's introduction to the discourse on architecture of Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc -- Growth of conscience in the decorative arts -- The new architecture at Albany -- The new dispensation of monumental art -- Eidlitz's nature of art -- The personal equation in Renaissance architecture -- On the present condition and prospects of architecture -- Henry Hobson Richardson, architect -- Architecture in the West -- The Washington monument -- The architecture at Harvard -- John Welborn Root -- Architecture at the World's Columbian Exposition -- The historic styles and modern architecture -- The Columbian Exposition and American civilization -- The growth of characteristic architectural style in the United States -- Richard Morris Hunt -- Classic architecture -- Two interpreters of national architecture -- A letter on the aesthetics of bridge construction -- Bibliography of writings / Henry Van Brunt.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)51027
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Van Brunt, Henry, 1832-1903.
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